in the Bible
Meaning: my, or his, peoplepar
And the younger, she also bare a son, and called his name Ben-ammi: the same is the father of the children of Ammon unto this day.
From Dan, Ahiezer, the son of Ammi-shaddai;
And they who encamp eastwards towards sunrise, shall he the standard of the camp of Judah by their hosts, - even the prince of the sons of Judah, Nashon, son of Ammi-nadab;
So call your brothers "Ammi,' and your sisters "Ruhamah.'"
And Jehovah'said, Call his name Lo-ammi; for ye are not my people, and I will not be your God .
Say ye unto your brethren, Ammi; and to your sisters, Ruhamah.
And I will sow her unto me in the land; and I will have mercy upon Lo-ruhamah; and I will say to Lo-ammi, Thou art my people; and they shall say, My God.